Joe, a technical engineer, gained a broad experience in the exterior wall cladding sector from hands on experience working on projects in Europe and the United States. His professional skills include a vast knowledge of the natural stone industry along with the design and site supervision of rain screen cladding systems.
Joe commenced his professional career in 1987 with FEI Limited, a North American company dedicated to the supply and installation of Stone Clad Steel Truss Cladding Panels, where he worked initially as a member and later as the head of the quality control department.
In 1989 he moved to Vigo Spain, where he worked as company representative for FEI in a granite cut to size factory which allowed him to acquire an insight to the Spanish and indeed Worldwide natural stone industry.
In 1990 he formed part of the design and development department of the company Egymsa, a company involved in the supply and installation of natural stone facades, where he became the link between Egymsa and two North American companies, leaders in the international wall cladding sector, Masonry Arts and Bautech.
In 1992 he co-founded Eurogramco SL, a company directed to the supply and installation of natural stone where he was responsible for the international marketing department while at the same time he ran the technical office and project management. In is in his time here where he gained wide knowledge of project and people management.
In 2004, after many rewarding years of participation and partnership in Eurogramco, the time came to move on and pursue the ventures that he had been working toward over the past 15 years. With his Irish partners he purchased 100% of the shares in Eiregramco Limited, until then a subsidiary of Eurogramco, and opened Eclad Limited. Here he has taken on the role as Overseas Purchasing and Development Director and is directly involved in the design and development of the new exterior façade cladding system ECLAD.
In addition to this and working from our Spanish based office, Eclad España SLU, we provide independent Cladding Consultancy and Project Management, material procurement, consultancy and drafting services to companies seeking specialized technical assistance with regard to dimensional stone.
In 2011 we opened our US based company, Eclad USA Inc., to better serve our US clients.